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-- The Internet and Comprehensive Ideas

-- Light Patterns in the Young Crescent Moon

-- The Liberal Arts, Black Mountain College, and Generalism

-- A Recommendation: Leonard Baskin and Richard Michelson

-- Craig Whitlock and the 'Afghanistan Papers'

-- The Apparent Position of Callisto, Jupiter's Outermost Gallilean Moon

-- Digital Heirlooms in the Attic

-- The Thinking World: Will Evolution in the Anthropocene Converge on Beings that Learn?

-- Bernd Heinrich and Oliver Rackham on What Makes a Naturalist

-- Who Gets Local Control?

-- The Birder and the Naturalist: On Identification

-- How to Win One Game by Playing Another: Two Case Studies on Regulatory Reform

-- Has the Hyperlink Been Devalued?

-- Are Algorithms Hard to Understand?

-- Ben Ehrenreich on Seeing Next Season's Stars

-- Bring Your Own Data

-- The Man Who Has Always Been Running for President

-- About the Pole Star

-- The End of Political Exile

-- The Creative Amateur and Productive Mediocrity

-- Tomi Ungerer's Moon Men

-- Vertical Feeders

-- Presidential Success and Entertainment

-- The Value of Unmeasured Time

-- Accounting for the Middleman in the Pandemic

-- Alternative Universities

-- Thoreau on Hunting Sports

-- The People Speak

-- The Long Prehistory of Animal-to-Human Disease Transmission

-- Successive Monocultures

-- On Rereading Manzoni’s “The Betrothed” in 2020

-- A Helicopter Over the Neighborhood

-- Productivity and Economic Self-Recrimination

-- The Economy, Essential Services, and Charity

-- Spring Damage

-- The Natural History of the Horsechestnut

-- The Intensification of Normal

-- The Pandemic as Model for Degrowth

-- Scientific Publics, Part II

-- Scientific Publics

-- Games of Success

-- The Ways Around Internet Platforms

-- Reasons to Get Rid of Books

-- Where Everything You Find is Treasure

-- Appearing With Kids in Public Places

-- Hashtags and the Alternative

-- Guided Weapons: Too Much Automation or Not Enough?

-- Conceptual Image Recognition for End Users

-- The Right to Transparency

-- William Cronon's Short Critique of American Nature

-- A Carolina Wren in Chicago

-- Intellectual Entrepreneurs

-- Photos in the Stream

-- Claiming Humanism

-- Warning: Not New

-- Making Data from Scratch

-- Labor Day in Chicago

-- Vertical and Horizontal Symmetries in the City

-- What Makes a Good Kid's Book?